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The Basics of Ocean Chemistry: Carbon, Circulation, and Critters DLESE Reviewed Collection
Ocean chemistry, particularly the carbon cycle, is featured in text and illustrations, with quantitative graphics and a lab demonstration. Graphics include the global carbon cycle from 1980-1989, annual carbon dioxide flux, ocean chlorophyll concentration east of Buenos Aires, and a cartoon showing upwelling of nutrients.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-125
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Systems, order, and organization
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Geochemical cycles
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Mr Jim Acker
Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA